[R] Staging area for data before read into R
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 23:52:53 CEST 2008
You can create data entry forms without VB in Excel too.
On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 5:09 PM, Ted Byers <r.ted.byers at gmail.com> wrote:
> I wasn't suggesting that the validation requires VB.
> Creating forms and handling form events does (unless MS has introduced new
> utilities to hide all that since last I used it).
> Some of the most interesting things I have seen done with Excel did involve
> VB, and there are better tools to do most of those things.
> Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 3:18 PM, Ted Byers <r.ted.byers at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> There are tradeoffs no matter what route you take.
>>> You can do validation in Access as you can in Excel, but Excel is not
>>> designed to manage data where Access is, and both are crippled by their
>>> dependance on VB (a seriouusly broken language: fine for scripting MS
>> Excel can do validation without VB. For example, you can restrict
>> data to a certain range of dates, limit choices by using a list, or
>> make sure that only positive whole numbers are entered all without
>> any VB.
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